How to Be Happy: Changes That Will Make You Happier




The next time you’re having your own terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day, try picturing yourself in a different situation and you may be able to imagine yourself into a better mood, says a

 

And if you send it to a friend who gives you a positive response, you’ll feel even happier. Why? We love connecting with people and simply seeing a friendly face, even if it’s our own, perks us right up. Here’s proof

 

is greatest for night owls who have a hard time getting going in the morning, they found. So buy yourself some flowers and put them on a vase near your bed. Or take the scenic route for your morning commute and make sure to actually enjoy the scenery. It’s not just flowers—try these

 

Notice how certain people seem to have effortless, calm mornings while the rest of us rush through early hours in a whirl of bleary-eyed chaos? These tips from organization experts will set you up for a goof-proof, productive morning.

 

Cold weather causes 17 times as many deaths as hot weather, according to a 2015 study of 13 countries, leading to hypothermia, frostnip and frostbite, heart and breathing risks, and ice-related risks of falling, among other dangers. Here’s how to stay safe.